CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ – A 24-year-old and a 23-year-old were killed, and three other young people were injured in a wrong-way crash in Camden County last night, according to NJ.com.
The accident occurred in Camden on I-676 N, near Exit 1B, at about 10:50 p.m., when 24-year-old Clayton man Amir Kearney was reportedly driving southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway.
He collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Woodbury woman Cassandra Sackie.
Kearny and Sackie died of their injuries.
A 24-year-old passenger sustained moderate injuries in the crash.
Two other passengers in Sackie’s vehicle, aged 24 and 25, were taken to the hospital with severe wounds.
Authorities closed all northbound lanes of the interstate for about five hours as they worked the crash. Their investigation continues at this time.
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